Sharon Kristiani

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These Veterans’ Stories Will Put Your Problems In Perspective

Your life is hard, but probably not as hard as it could be<p>If you’re reading this, you’re alive. That alone should be reason to rejoice. But we don’t.<p>Because, ugh.<p>Someone’s lunch exploded in the microwave. Traffic sucked. Your workouts have stopped working. You flew to Dallas and that meeting was …

Veterans

How to Stop Your Butt from Burning after Eating Spicy Foods

Enjoy your sriracha now, and don’t worry about pooping in pain later<p>Buffalo wings, Szechuan chicken, and sriracha taste amazing going in.<p>Not so amazing: feeling those spices come out the next day.<p>When you consume spicy foods, the compounds that give them heat move through your body relatively …

The Best Bites Abroad, Part 2 - Paris

I love reading about food, farmers' markets and wonderful restaurants almost as much as I enjoy going to them.<p>I keep a fantasy list of places to eat for unplanned future trips to places far away that I hope to get to. I tuck away my list of bakeries, food stands, restaurants and eateries, and as I …

Should You Meet with the Guy Who Slept with Your Girlfriend?

She had an affair with him while you were still dating. Do you give him a chance to tell his side of the story?<p>I was about to do something that could be defined as hotheaded and/or vengeful.<p>As I walked out of my apartment, nervously sweating, and debating whether or not I should actually go through …

Relationships

How to Exfoliate Every Single Body Part—the Right Way

Get softer skin—from head to toe

Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

Breakfast

How Long Should I Keep Waiting After A Job Interview?

Dear Liz,<p>I’m pretty happy with my job search so far except that I don’t have a job yet. But I’ve been looking for three months and I’ve had six interviews, which is better than a lot of people I know. I got laid off in January.<p>I jumped right into my job search and I made a Target Employer List.<p>I’ve …

Employment

Follow Along with This Workout Video to Sculpt Your Core in Just 5 Minutes

Just five? Just five.<p>Grab a dumbbell, ladies, and get ready to seriously work your core. This five-minute workout consists of five moves. For each one, you'll do as many reps as you can in 50 seconds, then rest for 10 seconds before moving on to the next one. Just follow along with the video below, …

Workouts

What Really Happens When You Sleep With Your Makeup On

Prepare for a rude awakening.<p><i>This article was written by Shannon Farrell and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>There’s no shame in admitting it: We’re all guilty of sleeping in our makeup once or twice (or more). Whether the cause was an exhausting work week or a few too many …

Massaging This Body Part Is Guaranteed To Help You Poop

Take matters into your own hands.<p>If you've ever had an issue going to the bathroom, you know that sometimes you're willing to try <i>anything</i> to get some relief. Fiber, stool softeners, cleanses—whatever, bring it on.<p>But there's one thing you probably haven't tried, and it might be the key to get …

Kill It in Your Cocktail Dress with This Arm Workout

Holiday parties, here you come!<p>This five-move workout hits every muscle in your arms and shoulders, transforming your arms in all directions. They'll feel way stronger, and they'll look amazing in your sparkly dress, too!<p>All five exercises are movement patterns that require your muscles to “hold …

5 Signs You've Found 'The One'

Lock this person down and fast!<p><i>This article was written by Samantha Jayne and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>Dating can be confusing. It's human nature to have a tendency to get nervous and obsess about getting into the right relationship, especially after a failed relationship or …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

Skin Care

“How Drinking 3 Liters of Water Every Day Changed My Skin”

How many times have we heard “drink eight glasses of water a day”? Eight glasses, for someone like me, always seemed out of reach. I’ve never been …

Skin Care

Casseroles for Every Taste

We're mad for anything that you can bake in one dish, so we found 23 recipes that will suit any cooking style, mood or craving.<p>The Casserole for a …

10 Ways To Be More Confident At Work

If you have low self-esteem or your confidence has been threatened in some way, here’s what the experts say you can do to strengthen your backbone and boost morale.

The War Photo No One Would Publish

When Kenneth Jarecke photographed an Iraqi man burned alive, he thought it would change the way Americans saw the Gulf War. But the media wouldn’t run the picture.<p>The Iraqi soldier died attempting to pull himself up over the dashboard of his truck. The flames engulfed his vehicle and incinerated …

18 Signs You're With the Man You Should Marry

Getty Images<p><b>1. He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to your mom).<p><b>2. He makes sacrifices for you — and you're</b> …

Relationships

The 6 Reasons Even the Best Relationships End

Here's hoping that Bey and Jay Z pull through, though.<p>WireImage<p>While we're still refusing to admit that Beyoncé and Jay Z are on the rocks, despite Bey doing some apartment hunting, we're worried. They seemed to have the perfect relationship. How is it that even the best relationships can end? We …

Relationships

20 Impossibly Identical Copycat Restaurant Recipes

Your kitchen just became your new favorite restaurant.<p>Finding something you <i>really</i> love at one of your favorite restaurants — awesome. Only being able to get it at that restaurant — not always so awesome, especially if the restaurant is in another city, state, or even country! But just because you …

Cooking

5 Tips for Perfect Cheesecake

<b>For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>There aren't many things better in this world than a dense, creamy, delicious piece of classic cheesecake. But when you try to make one at home and it turns out less than perfect, it can be frustrating to know where you went …

Why Facial Oil Is a Good Thing for Every Skin Type

My friend Michelle’s face was glowing. She was sitting across from me on her porch and in the sunlight, I saw that her pores looked tighter than …

Skin Care

10 Must-Do Tips To Ace Your First Job

Welcome to the real world.<p>Graduation has passed, you've gone on your last-hurrah trip with your best friends—it's time to get a job. As daunting as the prospect is, thanks to <b>Lindsi Lane</b>, Editor-in-Chief of Lindsi in the Fast Lane, a proclaimed entry-level guru, and Barneys New York's youngest <i>ever</i> …

Barneys New York

15 Signs You Are Most Definitely Not a Morning Person

This human can not compute anything before caffeine kthanks bye now.<p><b>1. You believe nothing should exist — and no one should speak, most certainly not to you — before the hour of 10 a.m.</b> WHY DO SOUNDS MAKE SOUND AND WHY DOES LIGHT SHINE BEFORE THIS TIME. WHY.<p><b>2. You think — nay, KNOW — that people</b> …

Cute

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

Reach for these instead of your typical comfort foods.<p>When you're stressed, you may start to hear the siren call of ice cream, French fries, and potato chips. But tempting as it may be to reach for these foods, there are better choices that will <i>actually</i> help relieve anxiety—and won't have a …

Nutrition

Hair How-To: A French Twist

An elegant updo that's a staple for events or weddings, and it's so easy to create in just minutes for mornings where you need to be out the door in a flash.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Brush hair over to one side ensuring that everything is smoothed out.<p><b>Step 2 and 3.</b> Then, add several bobby pins to hold …

How To Probe For Pain In A Job Interview

You can go on a job interview and bleat out manicured answers like a little sheepie job-seeker, but I hope you don’t. You’ll have much more impact, learn more and have more fun if you treat the job interview like a sales call for a consulting project.<p>If you haven’t consulted before, you may think …

How To Answer The Question 'What Was Your Last Salary?'

You have to be prepared to talk about salary on a job interview, even before you talk to people in person. There’s a good chance they’ll ask you about your salary history in the very first piece of correspondence you receive once you’ve submitted a resume in response to a job posting.<p>A lot of job …